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Mission 3:16: God's One-Verse Invitation to Love the World

Mission 3:16: God's One-Verse Invitation to Love the World

by Paul Borthwick

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." —John 3:16Paul Borthwick unpacks the Bible's most famous verse to unveil God's intentional, sacrificial mission for the world. He examines every word in John 3:16 to reveal the underlying motivation for mission, the g… Read more…

Great Commission, Great Compassion: Following Jesus and Loving the World

Great Commission, Great Compassion: Following Jesus and Loving the World

by Christopher J. H. Wright and Paul Borthwick

Go and do. Jesus commands it, and the world needs it. Word and deed go together. One without the other is not enough. We follow Jesus into all the world, and we follow his example in all we do. Mission mobilizer Paul Borthwick shows how proclamation and demonstration of the gospel go hand in hand. God gives us the Great Commission, Matthew 28's call to g… Read more…

Serving with Eyes Wide Open: Doing Short-Term Missions with Cultural Intelligence

Serving with Eyes Wide Open: Doing Short-Term Missions with Cultural Intelligence

by David A. Livermore and Paul Borthwick

Short-term mission trips are great ways to impact the kingdom. Yet they can lack effectiveness because of mistakes or naiveté on the part of participants. In this insightful and timely book, David A. Livermore calls us to serve with our eyes open to global and cultural realities so we can become more effective cross-cultural ministers. Serving with Ey… Read more…

Western Christians in Global Mission: What's the Role of the North American Church?

Western Christians in Global Mission: What's the Role of the North American Church?

by Paul Borthwick and Femi B. Adeleye

Christianity Today Book Award of Merit WinnerOutreach Magazine Resource of the YearThe world has changed.A century ago, Christianity was still primarily centered in North America and Europe. By the dawn of the twenty-first century, Christianity had become a truly global faith, with Christians in Asia, Africa and Latin America outpacing those in the rest of t… Read more…

Joseph: How God Builds Character

Joseph: How God Builds Character

by Paul Borthwick

Joseph faced hard times--more than once. He was sold into slavery by his brothers. He spent years imprisoned because of a false accusation. And yet Joseph was able to live in forgiveness and hope, and God did great things in his life every step of the way. Paul Borthwick invites you to explore Joseph's story as a way toward discovering how God's dr… Read more…